Andre Fletcher's unbeaten 101 powers Khulna Tigers into BPL playoffs Featured

Andre Fletcher scored an unbeaten 100 to lead Khulna Tigers to a nine-wicket victory over Comilla Victorians on Saturday and a place in the play-offs of the Bangladesh Premier League.

Chasing Comilla Victorians’ score of 182-5, Fletcher and fellow opener Mahedia Hasan made relatively light work of the target with an opening stand of 182. Fletcher mixed caution with aggression hitting six sixes and six fours in the 62 balls he faced for his 101.

Hasan smashed 74 from 49 balls with six fours and four sixes before he was dismissed by Moeen Ali in the 19th over with the scores level.

Earlier, Faf du Plessis hit 12 fours and four sixes in his of 101 from just 54 balls to propel his side to 182 from their 20 overs. Opener Mahmudul Hasan Joy scored 30 while there was some late hitting from Mahidul Islam Ankon, who hit two sixes in his 11-ball 20 in what looked like a winning score before Fletcher’s Player of the Match performance.

The win moved Khulna Tigers into fourth place on 10 points while the defeat meant Comilla Victorians remain in second with 13 points.

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